International I School Kindergarten in Fukuoka
We are looking for passionate professional teachers, who love their work and have a desire to see their students succeed.
We especially want teachers who enjoy the challenges presented when teaching young children. The positions will start in March/April 2020.
We are also looking for
* Full time teacher who can start in Janaury 2020
* Part time teachers who can start immediately
* Non - native kindergarten teachers who hold a kindergarten license in their home countries.
The Job Descriptions below are only for the full time Native English teachers.
For more details of the above positions please contact us via e-mail.
General Job Descriptions
International I School Kindergarten is located in Kurume city and Fukuoka city, Fukuoka. The students are aged between 2 and 6 and are taught in English. International I School Kindergarten was established in 1990. We currently have 15 native English speaking teachers on staff.
Teachers are scheduled to work 25 - 30 teaching hours per week. 15 - 20 hours, you would be teaching your homeroom kindergarten class, and the remaining hours, you would be teaching ESL classes (Mainly toddler, kindergarten and elementary kids’ classes), possibly in other locations. The teachers are required to work for 2 hours in the morning 2 Saturdays a month (to teach returnee students) All the kindergarten lessons are co-taught with licensed Japanese kindergarten teachers so it is not necessary for you to have a Japanese teaching license.
There are three main paid holidays;
About 2 weeks in summer (Completely off)
(As the kindergarten in closed for about a month, most teachers have half days of teaching during that time)
About 2 weeks in winter (Completely off)
If you are re-contracted, you will also have about a week off in spring (Completely off)
As International I School is a kindergarten, there are events, such as Sports Day and Winter Presentation that may require your attendance beyond your scheduled hours. (Usually on a weekend) These occur approximately 5 times per year.
4 year degree / Teaching license or experience (preferred)
240,000yen~260,000 per month + Completion bonus of 120,000 yen.
For Non native speaker and part time teacher positions, the salary would be different from above.
Apartments are arranged for teachers. The rent is between 40,000 yen and 50,000 yen depending on the size and the age of the apartment.
Although it may sound like a lot of responsibility, teaching at our kindergarten in incredibly rewarding and exciting experience.
If you don’t mind hard work and you truly love children, then this will be the perfect job for you. However, if you don’t love children and you would just like a chance to travel and experience living in Japan, then this may not be a good position for you.
International I School Kindergarten
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